Those a**holes kicked him out of his own band...
45 years later, he's crashing the reunion.
[ SYNOPSIS ]
featuring ORIGINAL PUNK ROCK PERFORMANCES
In 1976, DANNY BROOKLYN was kicked out of his own band...
Now 45 years later, the iconic punk group BROOKLYN is getting back together, and Danny is determined to ditch his retirement home to crash the reunion.
But he’ll need to patch things up with his estranged daughter SAM to have any shot at pulling it off.
SELF-DESTRUCTION + IRRELEVANCE + LEGACY
[ VOCALS BY ]
T.S.O.L.'S JACK GRISHAM
Jack Grisham is a rock vocalist, musician, raconteur and political activist from Southern California.
He is the vocalist for the punk band T.S.O.L. (True Sounds of Liberty), which emerged from the late 1970s Los Angeles hardcore punk rock scene, along with Black Flag, Circle Jerks and Bad Religion.
Grisham has also fronted the bands Vicious Circle, the Joykiller, Tender Fury and Cathedral of Tears. He records with T.S.O.L., the Joykiller and the Manic Low.
[ CAST ]
[ DANNY BROOKLYN ]
Nic D’Avirro graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama and worked for 20 years in Europe in TV, film and on stage. He was a member of Alan Ayckbourn’s company in Scarborough. Nic was directed by Christopher Fry in his last play ONE MORE THING and A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT. He starred in the British premiere of David Mamet’s BOBBY GOULD IN HELL and danced with Natalya Makarova in the West End revival of ON YOUR TOES.
Film and TV credits include DEATH TRAIN with Pierce Brosnan, the James Bond film A VIEW TO A KILL, DEATH WISH 3, lead roles in SHADOW OF THE STONE, WIPE OUT, TAGGART, DROP THE DEAD DONKEY, and LOST TRANSMISSION. He won an Ovation award for INDISCRETIONS at PRT in LA and Best Actor at the Monte Carlo Int’l Film Festival for TRACKS OF SAINTS.
[ SAM BROOKLYN ]
Taylor Joree Scorse has entranced audiences through her work onstage and in film since she was a young tot. She graduated with a BFA in Acting from Texas State University.
Taylor's film credits include starring in the independent short film LAYLA; the film gained favor at numerous film festivals including the Dallas VideoFest where she received a Best Actress win for her performance. She was also seen in PARKLAND, directed by Peter Landesman, with Zach Efron, and was featured in The Final. Her stage credits include leading roles in various plays and musicals, most notably starring in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
[ LOCATIONS ]
FIVE STAR BAR
To capture the visceral underground aesthetic of Danny Brooklyn's world, the JURASSIC PUNK crew filmed on location at two authentic punk rock venues: Five Star Bar and The Smell.
The downtown Los Angeles clubs are both located in the Gallery Row district.